This name is a synonym of Erica melastoma Andrews.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50194363) with original publication details: Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 68: 29, 1964 .
This name record (from Tropicos) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Erica follicularis in version 1 of The Plant List.