This name is a synonym of Athyrium niponicum f. cristato-flabellatum (Makino) Nameg. & Kurata.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50173427) with original publication details: J. Jap. Bot. 1(2): 6 1916.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50173427.