This name is a synonym of Berberis thunbergii DC..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges. 7: 330 1898.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2674520, and has not been changed.