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Ignatia Wildsmith

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Ignatia Wildsmith

The inventor of Floo Powder (FW, Pm, WoM).

Ignatia attended Hogwarts, where she was sorted into Ravenclaw house (Pm).

Floo Powder is now produced only by Floo-Pow, a company headquartered in Diagon Alley.

Other canon notes and references

Wildsmith was the "Wizard of the Month" on JKR's website for December 2004 (JKR, WoM).

 

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Etymology

"Ignis" is Latin for "fire".

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