This taxon name is not current. The available references for this name are:
Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. thaeroides Barlow is more recently known as Melaleuca lanceolata Otto
Reason Not recognising this subsp. Pers.comm. B.Lepschi
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.