This name is a synonym of Centaurea acicularis Sm..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record B107C26B-C15B-46C3-B500-9DCA7F50C5FE) with original publication details: 678 1875.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190458-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-101888.