This name is a synonym of Centaurea atropurpurea Olivier.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 746E6532-191B-442C-9975-B546B4BEE443) with original publication details: 590 1838.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:191146-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-112372.