This name is a synonym of Echinops transcaucasicus Iljin.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 2A9546C3-A566-4922-A675-20013CC456A9) with original publication details: 50 1950.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-17315, and has not been changed.