This name is a synonym of Gaultheria hispidula (L.) Muhl. ex Bigelow.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50307984) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1: 352 1753.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:261888-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50307984, and has not been changed.