This name is a synonym of Litsea variabilis Hemsl..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17806454) with original publication details: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 49 1978.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:884489-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17806454.