This name is a synonym of Ranunculus potaninii Kom..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50076115) with original publication details: Acta Horti Gothob. 13(4): 147–148 1939.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50076115, and has not been changed.