Plinia sp. nov. Peluda do Mucuri (Blue Velvet) jaboticaba is native to the forest located at the headwaters of the Mucuri River in Minas Gerais, Brail. The fruits have a dark purple color when they reach full ripeness, velvety texture in the skin and sweet tasty fruits. Peluda do Mucuri is significantly distinct from other jaboticabas and will likely be described as its own species by botanists in the future. The plant's small fuzzy fruit indicate that it is perhaps closest related to Plinia sp. Malacacheta Jaboticaba and Plinia sp. Sapuca Jaboticaba.