This name is a synonym of Populus schneideri (Rehder) N. Chao.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50093987) with original publication details: J. Wuhan Bot. Res. 9(3): 230 1991.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:967068-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50093987, and has not been changed.