This name is a synonym of Litsea szemaois (H. Liu) J. Li & H.W. Li .
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17806462) with original publication details: Laurac. Chine & Indochine 174–175 1934.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:77077520-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17806462, and has not been changed.