This name is a synonym of Melaleuca filifolia F.Muell..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123783) with original publication details: Fragm. 3: 119, 1862.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:598028-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123783, and has not been changed.