This name is a synonym of Centaurea cariensis subsp. microlepis (Boiss.) Wagenitz.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 2235C75E-4B74-43A3-BC62-031381051C6E) with original publication details: 651 1875.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:191010-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-1702, and has not been changed.