Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Coprosma wallii Petrie in Cheeseman, Man. New Zealand Fl., ed. 2, 867 (1925)
 Description

Robust shrub up to c. 2 m. tall; branches stout, divaricate; branchlets subtetragonous, stiff, coarsely pubescent. Lvs sts fascicled, on pubescent petioles c. 1 mm. long. Stipules triangular, acute to subacute, pubescent. Lamina coriac., glab., broad-ovate to suborbicular to broadly ovate-oblong, obtuse, subtruncate at base, 5–9 × 5–7 mm.; margins thickened. Midrib and principal secondary veins evident below. Fls solitary or 2–3 together on short branchlets. ♂ without calyx; corolla short, broadly campanulate, lobes slightly > tube, broad-ovate, acute. ♀ with funnelform corolla; lobes triangular, acute, much < tube. Drupe didymous, dark red, c.3 × 4·5 mm.

[From:  Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1.]

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Endemic)
 Bibliography
Cheeseman, T.F. 1925: Manual of the New Zealand Flora. Edition 2. Government Printer, Wellington.
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Hitchmough, R.; Townsend, A.J. 2009: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand (2008 revision). New Zealand Journal of Botany 47: 61–96. [Declining]
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Heenan, P.B.; Courtney, S.P.; Molloy, B.P.J.; Ogle, C.C.; Rance, B.D. 2004: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 42(1): 45–76.
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series No. 22. [Declining]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Declining]