This name is a synonym of Semiliquidambar caudata Hung T. Chang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 15100228) with original publication details: Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 35(2): 61 1979.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:883379-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-15100228, and has not been changed.