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 17805835) with original publication details: Fl. Taiwan 2: 443 1976.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:465795-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17805835, and has not been changed.