This name is a synonym of Sassafras tzumu (Hemsl.) Hemsl. .
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17800375) with original publication details: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26(176): 383, pl. 8 1891.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:465785-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17800375, and has not been changed.