Horopito, pepper tree, Pseudowintera colorata mimicry, the palatable Alseuosmia pusilla mimicking the unpalatable horopito, although this is controversial. From Wordnik.com. [Museum Blogs] Reference
It looks a LOT like a juvenile of the completely unrelated horopito (Pseudowintera colorata) tree, which is also known as pepper tree because its leaves have a peppery taste. From Wordnik.com. [Museum Blogs] Reference
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