This name is a synonym of Fagus grandifolia Ehrh..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 333796) with original publication details: Arbust. Amer. 46 1785.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:103342-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-333796.