This name is a synonym of Melaleuca adnata Turcz..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123623) with original publication details: Fl. Austral. 3: 140 1867.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123623, and has not been changed.