In Greek mythology
are three types of Nymph
1. The Maliades, another name for the Epimeliads
2. The Meliads, another name for the Meliae.
3. The Maliades, the name for the naiads of the river Spercheios on mount Othrys in Malis. Also known as Spercheides. They were the daughters of Zeus or of the river-god Spercheios and Deino.