This name is a synonym of Litsea aestivalis (L.) Fernald.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17805762) with original publication details: Ill. Dict. Gard. 2: 287 1885.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17805762.