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 (record 7B1FD2FE-31E5-4909-B204-6BE5EF8123D9) with original publication details: 674 1785.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:189898-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-79663.