This name is a synonym of Rhododendron latoucheae Franch..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12305055) with original publication details: Icon. Pl. Formosan. 4: 15–17 1914.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:333448-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12305055.