This name is a synonym of Metrosideros fulgens Sol. ex Gaertn..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an invalid name (record 123890) with original publication details: Nomencl. Bot. ed. 3: 142 1797.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:598098-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123890.