This name is a synonym of Eleutherococcus pubescens (Pamp.) C.H.Kim & B.Y.Sun.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 66437) with original publication details: J. Arnold Arbor. 61: 109 1980.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:874488-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-66437, and has not been changed.