This name is a synonym of Gaultheria nubigena (Phil.) B.L.Burtt & Sleum..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50079724) with original publication details: Anales Univ. Chile 18: 64 1861.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50079724, and has not been changed.