This name is a synonym of Dioscorea fordii Prain & Burkill.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 240217) with original publication details: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 494 1936.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:318036-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240217, and has not been changed.