This name is a synonym of Rhodiola yunnanensis (Franch.) S.H. Fu.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 8903531) with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5(24): 117 1912.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8903531, and has not been changed.