This name is a synonym of Semiliquidambar cathayensis Hung T. Chang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 15100223) with original publication details: Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni 1: 37 1962.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-15100223.