This name is a synonym of Melaleuca squarrosa Sm..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123779) with original publication details: Jard. Malmaison 47 1804.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:598025-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123779, and has not been changed.