This name is a synonym of Erica scoparia L..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries 2(3): 14 1844.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2794401, and has not been changed.