This name is a synonym of Ranunculus cheirophyllus Hayata.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27105342) with original publication details: J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 19–20 1911.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:713003-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27105342, and has not been changed.