This name is a synonym of Erica perspicua J.C.Wendl..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name with original publication details: Col. Engr. Heaths 4: 255 1810.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2794089.