Ardisia mamillata

This variable species occurs in China and has at least two color forms that look drastically different.  There are green and pink types, pictured below. The growth habit is similar but the pink one seems to have more upright new growth, whereas the green one produces new growth that faces toward the ground.  This species can grow to about 8 inches but often stays smaller.  It is covered in fuzzy hairs and produces fruits that turn from cream to red as they ripen.  It is an excellent terrarium plant, that does well in shady to somewhat bright light.

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