This name is a synonym of Ranunculus platypetalus (Hand.-Mazz.) Hand.-Mazz..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27105088) with original publication details: Symb. Sin. 7(2): 308–309, taf. 6, pl. 15 1931.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27105088.