This name is a synonym of Ranunculus distans D.Don.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27102701) with original publication details: Fl. Tadzhiksk. SSR 4: 116 1975.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:889314-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27102701.