This name is a synonym of Centaurea pineticola Iljin.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 3B37D428-A242-4432-8323-F644587E4D34) with original publication details: 204 1976.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:876890-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-71436, and has not been changed.