This name is a synonym of Centaurea scabiosa subsp. cephalariifolia (Willk.) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record DF26A1ED-25E2-42D1-86B6-41F15650A7AD) with original publication details: 424 1879.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190531-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-35567.