This name is a synonym of Centaurea breviceps Iljin.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 47AD5AE5-B56E-477D-AD5F-471F1FEE4199) with original publication details: 204 1976.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:876883-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-38340, and has not been changed.