This name is a synonym of Acanthocalyx nepalensis subsp. delavayi (Franch.) D.Y. Hong.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50043367) with original publication details: Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 73(1): 51, 53, pl. 17, f. 5–6 1986.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:952907-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50043367.