This name is a synonym of Berberis hookeri Lem..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: J. Bot. 79(Suppl.): 37 1941.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2673523, and has not been changed.