This name is a synonym of Rhodiola atsaensis (Fröd.) H. Ohba.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50199047) with original publication details: Ark. Bot. 30A(9): 4 1943.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:275098-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50199047, and has not been changed.