This name is a synonym of Rhodiola wallichiana var. cholaensis (Praeger) S.H. Fu.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 8903780) with original publication details: J. Bot. 57(3): 50 1919.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8903780, and has not been changed.