This name is a synonym of Litsea akoensis var. sasakii (Kamik.) J.C. Liao .
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17802418) with original publication details: Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan 22: 411 1932.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17802418, and has not been changed.