This name is a synonym of Melaleuca decora (Salisb.) Britten.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123841) with original publication details: Verz. Pfl.-Kult. 78 1824.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:598062-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123841, and has not been changed.