This name is a synonym of Melaleuca squarrosa Sm..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123528) with original publication details: Prodr. 3: 215 1828.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:597862-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123528, and has not been changed.