This name is a synonym of Erica bruniifolia var. stellata (Lodd.) Dulfer.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bot. Cab. 9: t. 893 1824.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2794500, and has not been changed.