This name is a synonym of Gaylussacia brachycera (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50070153) with original publication details: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 234 1803.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:261800-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50070153, and has not been changed.