Malea pilosa

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Malea pilosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Malea
Species: M. pilosa
Binomial name
Malea pilosa

Malea pilosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae. It is the only species in the genus Malea, and is native to Mexico.

Many botanists merge the species of the genus Malea into the large genus Vaccinium, where the species takes the name Vaccinium lundellianum L.O.Williams (the name Vaccinium pilosum cannot be used for this species as it already applies to a different species of Vaccinium).