This name is a synonym of Smilax ornata Lem..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-26)
which reports it as a synonym (record 292614) with original publication details: Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 461: 273 1936.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:238007-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-292614.