This name is a synonym of Melaleuca dichroma Craven & Lepschi.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 123957) with original publication details: Fl. Austral. 3: 155 1867.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123957, and has not been changed.