Ardisia pyrsocoma B.C.Stone, Mal. For. 45 (1982)

Latin for 'with fire-coloured hairs'.

Shrub up to 5 m tall and 7 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined but venation barely visible, hairy below. Flowers ca. 8 mm diameter, pink, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 4 mm diameter, bluish-purple, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed (peat)-swamp forests up to 100 m altitude. On poor soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Borneo (Sarawak, West-, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).