This name is a synonym of Centaurea boissieri subsp. funkii (Sch.Bip. ex Willk.) Blanca.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record D24BDA69-85B7-4397-B9ED-45994AC1F909) with original publication details: Linnaea 25 37 1852.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190533-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-37547, and has not been changed.