This name is a synonym of Rhodiola coccinea subsp. scabrida (Franch.) H. Ohba.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 8903741) with original publication details: J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 25: 123 1935.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:275618-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8903741, and has not been changed.