This name is a synonym of Centaurea besseriana DC..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record DB820F79-7F50-4541-99B3-C255A4FDDF5A) with original publication details: 197 1976.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:876920-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-64935.