This name is a synonym of Smilax spicata Vell..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 240943) with original publication details: Bol. Bot. (São Paulo) 20: 111 2002.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:1058953-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240943.