This name is a synonym of Melaleuca decora (Salisb.) Britten.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123645) with original publication details: U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 1: 566 1854.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:597946-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123645, and has not been changed.