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 and as an illegitimate name (record 83790) with original publication details: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 19: 43 1893.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:103319-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-83790.