This name is a synonym of Melaleuca brevifolia Turcz..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123644) with original publication details: Fl. Austral. 3: 137 1867.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:597945-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123644, and has not been changed.