This name is a synonym of Ranunculus kunmingensis W.T. Wang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27104995) with original publication details: Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 28: 317, 362 (Addenda) 1980.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27104995.