This name is a synonym of Centaurea aplolepa subsp. bertolonii (Arrigoni) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 0B79BFC6-3C8A-4D2C-A7B5-602DF1AC5FC8) with original publication details: 34 1894.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190029-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-51868, and has not been changed.