This name is a synonym of Centaurea aucheri (DC.) Wagenitz.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record AC025E29-5968-4DC4-9787-2B5DF4C1C0D7) with original publication details: 4 1946.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190388-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-23427.