This name is a synonym of Echinops mildbraedii Mattf..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record EF65A683-7316-44B9-BC24-685B58E2DE82) with original publication details: 1924.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-78106, and has not been changed.