This name is a synonym of Centaurea melitensis L..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 02FE9CAB-1550-4148-B7A7-68211892C8FD) with original publication details: 360 1846.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-78009.