Germander Speedwell 

Gatherer of lost knowledge

 

         Collator of curiously-curated lists

 

                   Assembler of obscure collections

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It was upon retrieving the plastic excalibur from the Regents Canal that Germander was granted the ancient right to meddle with her words.                                                                     

Definition

 

and... plagiariser of plant names:

 

Germander shares her name with the wildflower Germander Speedwell (Veronica chamaedrys), this species being probably the boldest and brightest of UK-occurring Speedwells.  

While found in many of the same habitats and frequently sharing the same cobalt colouring, Germander (Homo sapiens speedwelli) can be formally distinguished from her botanical counterpart by her greater length of stem and independent mobility between locations.