The rubber holder lost the will to live and as a result this got close and personal with my zoorst. Result is it's a bit melty and needs replacing...
Thank you!That's an Evap purge valve.
"The canister purge valve, also commonly referred to as the purge valve, is an important component of your Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system. This system restricts the fuel vapours created in your fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere by trapping them in a charcoal canister"