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 0A1911E1-5D6E-4577-B109-F811B33C1FC4) with original publication details: 230 .
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-141739, and has not been changed.