This name is a synonym of Erica scoparia subsp. maderincola D.C.McClint..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Itinera Geobot. 15: 701 2002.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2794149, and has not been changed.