This name is a synonym of Centaurea scabiosa subsp. cephalariifolia (Willk.) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record E1324C0B-9D31-4CDC-85D9-0E780B30697D) with original publication details: 1881.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-7779.