This name is a synonym of Berberis griffithiana var. pallida (Hook.f. & Thomson) D.F.Chamb. & C.M.Hu.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 57: 79 1961.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2674504.