This name is a synonym of Magnolia chapensis (Dandy) Sima.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 252951) with original publication details: Yunnan Forest. Sci. Technol. 2001(2): 34 2001.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:20012319-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-252951, and has not been changed.