This name is a synonym of Dioscorea galeottiana Kunth.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 240403) with original publication details: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 427 1896.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:80902-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240403, and has not been changed.