This name is a synonym of Gaultheria humifusa (Graham) Rydb..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50298979) with original publication details: Edinburgh New Philos. J. 11: 193–194 1831.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:858969-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50298979, and has not been changed.