This name is a synonym of Berberis sikkimensis (C.K.Schneid.) Ahrendt.
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. 80(Suppl.): 87 1942.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2674439, and has not been changed.