This name is a synonym of Dioscorea matagalpensis Uline.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 241160) with original publication details: Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 1: 16 1895.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:318802-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-241160, and has not been changed.