ⓘ Melicope simplex

                                     

ⓘ Melicope simplex

Melicope simplex is a shrub in the family Rutaceae that is native to New Zealand.

M. simplex, commonly known as poataniwha, is a shrub growing up to 4 meters with a height of 13 feet. It was small, from 1 to 2 centimeters 0.39 to 0.79 in long, serrated leaves, and produces white flowers followed by tiny black seeds.