This name is a synonym of Plectocephalus varians (A.Rich.) C.Jeffrey in Cufod..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 2736347) with original publication details: Fl. Trop. Afr. 3: 436 1877.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-2736347.