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 50246387) with original publication details: Anales Univ. Chile 90: , t. opp. p. 194, f. 5 1895.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50246387, and has not been changed.