This name is a synonym of Ranunculus hirtellus var. orientalis W.T. Wang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50155439) with original publication details: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 37(3): 303 1999.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:1008798-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50155439, and has not been changed.