⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-113036, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Centaurea scabiosa subsp. apiculata (Ledeb.) Mikheev.
The record derives from TICA which reports it as a synonym (record DE9289C1-CE0A-43AA-AFE9-B6BEDD34C213) with original publication details: 315 1972.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:196919-1.