This name is a synonym of Empetrum nigrum subsp. sibiricum (V.N.Vassil.) Kuvaev.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Ref. Nauchno-Issl. Rabot, Otdelenie Biol. Nauk 1945: 3 1947.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:324784-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2788502, and has not been changed.