This name is a synonym of Berberis approximata Sprague.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100374717).
This name record (from Tropicos) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Berberis dictyophylla in version 1 of The Plant List.