This name is a synonym of Berberis sublevis W.W.Sm..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Fl. Ind. 1: 226 1855.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2674644, and has not been changed.