This name is a synonym of Ranunculus rigescens Turcz. ex Ovcz..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27105077) with original publication details: Clav. Pl. Chin. Bor.-Orient. 86 1959.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27105077, and has not been changed.