This name is a synonym of Melaleuca platycalyx Diels.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 123970) with original publication details: Fl. Austral. 3: 135 1867.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123970, and has not been changed.