This name is a synonym of Centaurea scabiosa subsp. cephalariifolia (Willk.) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record F7DFD935-FA5B-4B45-B89F-E828186C911A) with original publication details: 320 1840.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190749-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-134602.