This name is a synonym of Linum erigeroides A. St.-Hil..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50078545) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 12(2): 464, t. 99, f. 2 1877.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50078545, and has not been changed.