This name is a synonym of Smilax auriculata Walter.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-26)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 288934) with original publication details: Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 2: 698 1824.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-288934, and has not been changed.