This name is a synonym of Gaultheria phillyreifolia (Pers.) Sleumer.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12300360) with original publication details: Prodr. 7: 587 1839.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:331495-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12300360.