This name is a synonym of Centaurea calcitrapa subsp. cilicica (Boiss. & Balansa) Wagenitz.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record E4508186-CE7E-4D9D-B6C8-AC9CA0CEB1D0) with original publication details: 113 1856.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-108584, and has not been changed.