This name is a synonym of Melaleuca sieberi Schauer.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123813) with original publication details: Census N.S.W. Pl. 156 1916.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:122329-3.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123813, and has not been changed.