This name is a synonym of Centaurea aplolepa Moretti.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record E761CD35-B0C0-45CC-A256-781ED6E30A97) with original publication details: 584 1838.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:189810-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-85181.