⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2792942, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Erica melastoma Andrews.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: J. S. African Bot. 33: 184 1967.