This name is a synonym of Abelia × grandiflora (Ravelli ex André) Rehder.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Rev. Hort. 58: 488 1886.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60442431-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2609493.