This name is a synonym of Litsea glaucescens Kunth.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17802603) with original publication details: Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 4: 4 1940.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:141874-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17802603.