This name is a synonym of Dioscorea praehensilis Benth..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 240591) with original publication details: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 146 1892.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:318341-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240591, and has not been changed.