This name is a synonym of Melaleuca nervosa (Lindl.) Cheel.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 31461) with original publication details: J. Exped. Trop. Australia 235 1848.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:591401-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-31461.