This name is a synonym of Rhodiola purpureoviridis subsp. phariensis (H. Ohba) H. Ohba.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50199001) with original publication details: J. Jap. Bot. 48: 328 1973.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:275847-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50199001, and has not been changed.