This name is a synonym of Berberis ahrendtii R.R.Rao & Uniyal.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name with original publication details: Bot. Mag. 151: t. 9102 1926.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:106864-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2674092, and has not been changed.