This name is a synonym of Celastrus stylosus subsp. glaber D.Hou.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Contr. Bot. Surv. NorthW. China 1: 62 1939.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:160255-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2707467.