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 123667) with original publication details: Jard. Malmaison 4 1803.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:597960-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123667, and has not been changed.