This name is a synonym of Ocotea foetens (Aiton) Baill..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Hort. Kew. 2: 39 1789.
This name record (from WCSP (in review)) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Laurus foetens in version 1 of The Plant List.