This name is a synonym of Rhodiola tibetica (Hook. f. & Thomson) S.H. Fu.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50198742) with original publication details: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 96 1858.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50198742, and has not been changed.