This name is a synonym of Aquilegia moorcroftiana var. afghanica (Brühl) Riedl.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Index Kew. Suppl. 1: 34 1902.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2644582, and has not been changed.