This name is a synonym of Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. thaeroides Barlow.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123878) with original publication details: Australas. J. Pharm. 1: 278 1886.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123878, and has not been changed.