This name is a synonym of Rhodiola himalensis var. bouvieri (Raym.-Hamet) Jacobsen.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50001274) with original publication details: J. Bot. 54 Suppl. 11 1916.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:275153-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50001274, and has not been changed.