This name is a synonym of Adenia sphaerocarpa Clavaud.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Notul. Syst. (Paris) 9: 56 1940.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2621596, and has not been changed.