This name is a synonym of Centaurea phrygia subsp. abbreviata (K.Koch) Dostál.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record D84CE4C0-830C-4EBE-B9F9-B5297FA55F08) with original publication details: 198 1909.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:189766-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-112330.