This name is a synonym of Embelia ribes var. pachyphylla Chun ex C.Y.Wu & C.Chen.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Novon 5: 358 1995.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:986424-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2788185, and has not been changed.