This name is a synonym of Berberis pichinchensis Turcz..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 28: 432 1922.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:31511-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2674281, and has not been changed.