This name is a synonym of Melaleuca ericifolia Sm..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123688) with original publication details: Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 120 1859.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:597973-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123688, and has not been changed.