This name is a synonym of Centaurea kochiana (Holub) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 7A755591-2563-47D7-8B4A-2A7D96F1B1CE) with original publication details: 480 1972.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-22953, and has not been changed.