This name is a synonym of Aponogeton afroviolaceus Lye.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 299928) with original publication details: Lidia 2: 8 1989.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:951163-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-299928, and has not been changed.