This name is a synonym of Rhodiola atropurpurea (Turcz.) Trautv. & Mey. in Middendorf.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50002400) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 13(1): 70 1840.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:231648-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50002400.