This name is a synonym of Pedicularis thamnophila (Hand.-Mazz.) H.L. Li.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 29207137) with original publication details: Symb. Sin. 7(4): 854 1936.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-29207137.