This name is a synonym of Dioscorea acanthogene Rusby.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 240638) with original publication details: Pflanzenr. IV, 43: 78 1924.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:297370-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240638, and has not been changed.