This name is a synonym of Berberis micrantha (Hook.f. & Thomson) Ahrendt.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Fl. Brit. India 1: 222 1874.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2673440, and has not been changed.