This name is a synonym of Ranunculus abortivus L..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27101631) with original publication details: Rhodora 40(478): 418–420, pl. 519, f. 1–2 1938.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:217081-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27101631.