This name is a synonym of Rhododendron tingwuense P.C. Tam.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50060784) with original publication details: Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(1): 4–6, photo. 4 1983.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:902914-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50060784, and has not been changed.