This name is a synonym of Brachypodium mexicanum (Roem. & Schult.) Link.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 400099) with original publication details: Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 584 1885.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-400099.