This name is a synonym of Pedicularis confertiflora subsp. parvifolia (Hand.-Mazz.) Tsoong.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 29207470) with original publication details: Symb. Sin. 7(4): 868 1936.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-29207470, and has not been changed.