This name is a synonym of Ranunculus breviscapus DC..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27101026) with original publication details: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 9: 263 1888.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:179210-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27101026, and has not been changed.