This name is a synonym of Centaurea kerneriana subsp. gheorghieffii (Halácsy) Dostál.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record F0F14101-740A-432A-BE08-2A2FF4B0DBCA) with original publication details: Oesterr. Bot. Z. 41 222 1891.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190562-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-22794, and has not been changed.