This name is a synonym of Rhododendron lindleyi T. Moore.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12303790) with original publication details: Fl. Brit. India 3(9): 475 1882.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12303790, and has not been changed.