This name is a synonym of Populus schneideri (Rehder) N. Chao.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 28301009) with original publication details: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4): 102–103, pl. 2, f.5–6 1979.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:890981-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-28301009, and has not been changed.