This name is a synonym of Centaurea taliewii Kleopow.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record EAD3284D-5D38-4034-88DD-C46EC34BFF5E) with original publication details: 61 2003.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:70029254-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-119085, and has not been changed.