This name is a synonym of Veronica rockii subsp. stenocarpa (H.L. Li) D.Y. Hong.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 29207855) with original publication details: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 104(5): 211 1952.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:812685-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-29207855, and has not been changed.