This name is a synonym of Echinops phaeocephalus Hand.-Mazz..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record C5F56D9A-B082-4D91-BED4-5D8A6A72B5A7) with original publication details: 28 1925.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:202417-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-50453, and has not been changed.