This name is a synonym of Erica benguelensis (Welw. ex Engl.) E.G.H.Oliv..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bull. Jard. Bot. État 27: 754 1957.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2871797, and has not been changed.