This name is a synonym of Gaultheria mucronata var. microphylla Hombr. & Jacq..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12300366) with original publication details: Linnaea 29: 10 1858.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:331511-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12300366.