This name is a synonym of Centaurea deusta Ten..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record A1A22CA6-FC49-4591-85E8-F4DFB464893B) with original publication details: "DC., Prodr. 6. 1838." 569 1838.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-71268.