Species: C. Waima
Scientific name: Coprosma waima
Coprosma Waima is a nationally endangered species of coprosma. This is a 1-3 m high erect shrub endemic to the Waima Forest in Northland were it grows in an altitude range of 640–760 m. It habit is rock faces, steep south-facing slopes under forests of other native trees. It has one to several main stems each up to 40 mm in diameter, and the branches have a yellow-brown bark.
Its has large and oblong sessile (attached directly by its base without a stalk or peduncle) leaves which are 50–180 mm long, 30–70 mm wide and have a pale midvein on upper leaf surface.
In autumn and spring flowers appear which are insignificant in appearance. After flowering 7–10 mm long orange-red colour fruit develop.