This taxon name is not current. The available references for this name are:
Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. planifolia Barlow is more recently known as Melaleuca lanceolata Otto
Reason This subsp. not recognised. 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A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.