This name is a synonym of Carduus nutans L..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 4EC1CA48-E233-4868-8705-95A81D821D84) with original publication details: Fl. Orient. 3: 516 (1875) 516 1875.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-59333.