This name is a synonym of Melaleuca ericifolia Sm..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123929) with original publication details: Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 123 1856.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:598123-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123929, and has not been changed.