''Ardisia escallonioides'', the Island marlberry, is a plant species native to the West Indies and neighboring areas. It has been reported from Barbados, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Florida.
''Ardisia escallonioides'' is a shrub or tree up to 15 m tall. It has elliptic leaves up to 17 cm long. Flowers are borne in a panicle of up to 20 flowers. Each flower is white to pink, up to 7 mm across. Fruits are fleshy drupes up to 7 mm across, red at.. more