This name is a synonym of Litsea rubescens Lecomte.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17801750) with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5(25): 244 1912.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:465676-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17801750.