This name is a synonym of Celtis gomphophylla Baker.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(2): 5 1916.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2873256, and has not been changed.