This name is a synonym of Magnolia ernestii subsp. szechuanica (Dandy) Sima & Figlar.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 126806) with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 16: 131 1928.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:555029-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-126806, and has not been changed.