This name is a synonym of Centaurea melitensis L..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record AAC87215-B260-4AE5-B1DC-060F5139A3C8) with original publication details: 593 1838.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190252-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-3281.