This name is a synonym of Melaleuca hamata Field. & G.A.Gardner.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123619) with original publication details: Pl. Preiss. 1: 138 1844.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:597926-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123619, and has not been changed.