This name is a synonym of Carthamus balearicus (J.J.Rodr.) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 2EC79D1A-88F1-4926-B98D-581F2519E45F) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 16 237 1869.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:189995-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-47559, and has not been changed.