This name is a synonym of Rosa pygmaea M.Bieb..
The record derives from RJP
(data supplied on 2011-10-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 42056) with original publication details: Flora orientalis Flora orientalis; 1867 676 1872.
This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Rosa gallica in version 1 of The Plant List.