This name is a synonym of Melaleuca fulgens R.Br..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 123896) with original publication details: Hort. Sempervirens 54: t. 639 1823.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123896.