This name is a synonym of Melaleuca arcana S.T.Blake.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 335387) with original publication details: Fl. N. Territory 302 1917.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:121050-3.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-335387, and has not been changed.