This name is a synonym of Eleutherococcus japonicus (Franch. & Sav.) Nakai.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100184868) with original publication details: Enum. Spermatoph. Jap. 3: 278 1954.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100184868, and has not been changed.