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 (record 09567374-B8AA-49DC-8E1E-8C46D4C18A8D) with original publication details: Flora 34 762 1851.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:190176-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-94123.