This name is a synonym of Gaultheria tenuifolia (Phil.) Sleumer.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12300370) 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:331521-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12300370, and has not been changed.