This name is a synonym of Ranunculus aquatilis L..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27101467) with original publication details: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 16(6): 150 1889.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:217146-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27101467.