This name is a synonym of Echinops sphaerocephalus subsp. albidus (Boiss. & Spruner) Kožuharov.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 7ED7D6C4-8130-45A7-A355-B3552F3D4C0E) with original publication details: 97 1846.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-111543, and has not been changed.