This name is a synonym of Magnolia henaoi (Lozano) Govaerts.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 201405) with original publication details: Fl. Colombia 1: 78 1983.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:903186-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-201405, and has not been changed.