This name is a synonym of Melaleuca laxiflora Turcz..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 123812) with original publication details: Sketch Veg. Swan R. viii 1839.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:598047-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123812, and has not been changed.