This name is a synonym of Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina (L.) Nyman.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 132423) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 471 1753.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:77107753-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-132423.