This name is a synonym of Ranunculus membranaceus var. pubescens (W.T. Wang) W.T. Wang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50076311) with original publication details: Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 9(1): 64–65, pl. 1, f. 1 1989.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:936678-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50076311, and has not been changed.