This name is a synonym of Melaleuca thymifolia Sm..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123615) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. 3: 337 1826.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123615, and has not been changed.