This name is a synonym of Magnolia espinalii (Lozano) Govaerts.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 201390) with original publication details: Fl. Colombia 1: 70 1983.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:903183-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-201390, and has not been changed.