This name is a synonym of Linum brevifolium A. St.-Hil. & Naudin.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50263925) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 12(2): 462, t. 98, f. 2 1874.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:140798-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50263925, and has not been changed.