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 123972) with original publication details: Austral. Syst. Bot. 12: 914 1999.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:1011872-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123972, and has not been changed.