This name is a synonym of Centaurea malinvaldiana Batt..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 3971B8B0-2543-4CF6-A5C4-D7478228CD1F) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 35 341 1888.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190270-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-127283, and has not been changed.