This name is a synonym of Rhodiola tieghemii (Raym.-Hamet) S.H. Fu.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 8903769) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: 711 1908.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8903769, and has not been changed.