This name is a synonym of Litsea yunnanensis Yen C. Yang & P.H. Huang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17806311) with original publication details: Laurac. Chine & Indochine 177–178 1934.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17806311, and has not been changed.