This name is a synonym of Ranunculus dichotomus Moc. & Sessé ex DC..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27101033) with original publication details: Chlor. Andina 2: 303 1857.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27101033.