This name is a synonym of Vaccinium delavayi subsp. merrillianum (Hayata) R.C. Fang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12304626) with original publication details: J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 25(19): 149–150, pl. 24 1908.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:334522-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12304626, and has not been changed.