ARTICLES (& books) written by Chris

Chris has contributed in many ways to our knowledge of Himalayan flora, its botanical study, cultivation and conservation within an assortment of publications - with many more in the pipe-line, despite the best efforts of corrupt officials, certain horticultural societies and the BBC to silence him!



Books Chris Chadwell has contributed to incl. digital ones  (reverse chronological order):

'Wild flowers of Kashmir - a digital photographic guide & flora' by Chris Chadwell (Himalayan Plant Association) Part 1 Genera A-B [Summer 2018]
'Wild flowers of Ladakh - a digital photographic guide & flora' by Chris Chadwell (Himalayan Plant Association) Part 1 Genera A-B [Summer 2018]
'Wild flowers of Lahaul & Spiti - a digital photographic guide & flora' by Chris Chadwell (Himalayan Plant Association) Part 1 Genera A-B [Summer 2018]
'Wild flowers of Himachal Pradesh - a digital photographic guide & flora' by Chris Chadwell (Himalayan Plant Association) Part 1 Genera A-B [Summer 2018]
'Cotoneasters - A Comprehensive Guide to Shrubs for Flowers, Fruit, & Foliage' by Fryer & Hylmo [2009] - Cotoneaster chadwellii & other Himalayan cotoneasters
'Primula' by Richards [2003] - corrections to entries for Himalayan species in previous edition published in 1993
'The Genus Arisaema - a monograph for Botanists and Nature Lovers' by G & L Gusman [2002] - Chris was the first to ask them to write about Arisaema for HPA
'The Himalayan Garden - growing plants from the roof of the world' by Jim Jermyn (2001) acknowledged in chapter on Plant hunting, Conservation and the Future
'Hardy Geraniums' by Yeo [2001] - contributed specimens from the Himalaya
'Scottish Rock Gardening in the 20th Century' by Robertson & McKelvie, The Scottish Rock Garden Society [2000] - included in chapter on 'The Botanical Context'
'The Plant Hunter's Garden' by Bobby J.Ward, Timber Press [2004] - Flowers fit for a Maharajah chapter
'Wild Flowers of Pakistan' by Nasir & Rafiq; Edited & funded by Roberts [1995] - donated four photos: Meconopsis aculeata; Fritillaria roylei; Paraquilegia anemonoides;
'Himalayan Buddhist Villages' by Crook & Osmaston (University of Bristol) [1994] - identified plant specimens collected by Henry Osmaston

Articles about Chris Chadwell or Chris has written or contributed to (reverse chronological order):

'Difficulties of identifying Rhodiola with emphasis on R.wallichiana' by Krishan Lal (Sedum Society Newsletter) No. 116 [January 2016] - instigated by CC
'From 'The Last Place on Earth' to Scotland' by Martin Carter, The Rock Garden (Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 134 [J2015] - CC introductions
'Nepal and Ladakh highlights, 2013' Sedum Society Newsletter Number 111 [October 2014] - USedum multicaule, Rhodiola aff. tibetica
'Official Opening of the Himalayan Garden by Chris Chadwell .....' (FRIENDS of the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield) Newsletter No. 43 [September 2014]
'Flowers fit for a Maharajah Plant Conservation Project, Stage III' The Hardy Plant (The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society) Vol. 34 No. 2 [Autumn 2013]
'Primula woolastonii' by Ian Scott, The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 130 [January 2013]
'Bursaries & Project Support' Flier (Hardy Plant Society) [2013] - CC photos of Delphinium brunonianum and Salvia hians used
'Flowers fit for a Maharajah Plant Conservation Project, Stage II - Little Tibet' The Hardy Plant (The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society) Vol. 33 No. 2 [2012]
'Flowers fit for a Maharajah Plant Conservation Project, Stage I - Little Tibet' The Hardy Plant (The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society) Vol. 32 No. 2 [2011]
'Chris Chadwell at the National Show by Judith Sellers' Primroses (The Quarterly of the American Primrose Society) Vol. 69 Number 3 [Summer 2011]
'Kohli Memorial Gold Medal presented to Men-Tsee-Khang' Newsletter of MEN-TSEE-KHANG (H.H. The Dalai Lama's Tibetan Medical.. Institute) [2010]
'Phillip Harris Memorial Lecture' East Yorkshire Branch, The Alpine Garden Society [August 2005] - Phillip had been founding Chairman of this branch
'Famous Plants of Iver' The Iver Parish Magazine St Peter's and St Leonard's [July & August 2005]
'Flower Power' Reader's forum, The Observer, Slough [June 2005]
'Plants without borders' by Ward, The Rock Garden (Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 114 [January 2005] - photo of Androsace muscoidea
'Spring Jewels: dwarf cushion Saxifrage spp., Section Porphyrion' by McGregor, The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 114
 [January 2005] Saxifraga meeboldii
'Himalayan Plant Association - the Kohli Memorial Gold Medal' Surrey Group, National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens [Autumn 2003]
'Gold Medal for Botanist' by Staff Reporter, 'The Hindu', India [October 2003] - HPA presented Kohli Memorial Gold Medal to Proprietor of P.Kohli & Co.
'The Himalayan Peony' The Peony (Newsletter of The Peony Society) [September 2002] - Paeonia emodi
'Plant hunting in New Zealand - in search of hebes Part II South Island' Hebe News (Quarterly Magazine of the Hebe Society) Vol. 17 No. 3 [2002]
'The Cultivation of some of Himalayan Lilies' Bulletin of the North American Rock Garden Society 60 Number 3 [Summer 2002]
'Plant hunting in New Zealand - in search of hebes Part I North Island' Hebe News (Quarterly Magazine of the Hebe Society) Vol. 16 No. 4 [2001]
'Douglas Chalk - Horticultural Adviser and Lecturer' Hebe News (Quarterly Magazine of the Hebe Society) Vol. 16 No. 4 [December 2001]
'Primula clarkei Part I - The True Story of its introduction into cultivation' Primroses (The Quarterly of the American Primrose Society)  [Fall 2001]
'In Search of Himalayan Lilies' Bulletin of the North American Rock Garden Society 59 Number 3 [Summer 2001]
'Good Himalayan Plant Introductions' (Chris Chadwell picks his top 12 Himalayan plants) Plants - a journal for plant enthusiasts Vol. 6 Issue 3 [2001]
'Growing Himalayan Primulas' by Alastair McKelvie; The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 106 [2001] - CC introductions
'Androsace musoidea 'Millenium Dome' A.M.' grown by C. Lafong (Quarterly Bulletin of the Alpine Garden Society) Vol. 68 No. 2 [2000] - CC introduction
'Some Sino-Himalayan Plants in Arctic Norway' by Ole Olsen; The Rock Garden (Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 103 [1999] - CC introductions
'Iver & District Natural History Corner' by Taxus [Chris Chadwell] (Iver & District Countryside Association) Parts 1-7 [1997-1995]
'Plant Hunting for Clematis in the Himalaya' The Clematis (Journal of the British Clematis Society') [1996]
'Flowers of the Philippines  Part II  Ylang-Ylang and Dama de Noche' (The Filipino) [June/July 1996]
'Himalayan Saxifrages...' The Saxifrage Magazine (The Saxifrage Society) Number 4 [Summer 1996] 
'Front Cover Photo of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, India, gateway to a treasury of high alpine plants' taken by Alastair McKelvie, The Rock Garden, 1995
'Primula macrophylla, a play on words'  by Smith, Quarterly Bulletin of the Alpine Garden Society Vol. 63 No. 2 [June 1995] - offered advice to author
'Iver & District Natural History Corner' by Taxus (Chris Chadwell)  Iver and District Countryside Association Newsletters Parts 1-7 [between 1995-1997]
'Himalayan plants' co-author (National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens) National Heritage Weed [1994]
'Seven Wonders of the Roof of the World' by Joel Smith The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) Vol. XXIV Part 1 No. 94  [1994]
'Flowers Fit for a Maharajah' The Garden (Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society) 119 Part 3 [March, 1994] 121-124 - author
'A Himalayan plant-hunter's foray into New Zealand' The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) Vol. XXIII Part 4 No. 93  [1994]
'Slough's exotic climbers' by Della Denman (Gardening Section, The Independent on Sunday) June 1993 - Chris Chadwell's explorations in the Himalaya
'Flower Power' Slough man and his garden were filmed for BBC television 'Gardeners' World, The Observer (Slough) June 1993
'Himalayan treasures at Threave' Heritage Scotland (National Trust for Scotland) Vol. 10 No. 1 [Spring 1993] - praising Magnus Ramsay, Deputy Principal at Threave
'Twelve ... High-Alpines' The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club) 1 [1993]
'Status and Conservation of Large Mammals in Ladakh' by Mallon (Biological Conservation) 56 pp. 101-119 [1991] - identified plants from David's slides
'Equality council is sadly needed' (Letters to the EDITOR, The Observer, Slough) [October 1991]
'A Himalayan plant-hunter's foray into New Zealand' by Derrick Rooney (Country Corner, The Press, Christchurch, NZ) [March 1991]
'Rare Plant Botanist visits Inglewood' Stratford Press, New Zealand [March 1991]
'Views similar but not flora says botanist' The Timaru Herald, New Zealand [March 1991]
'High risks, rare rewards' by Mary Keen (Weekend Telegraph) [April 1989]
'A Practical Approach to the Evaluation of the Conservation Status of Vegetation in River Corridors in Wales' by Slater, Curry & Chadwell.
Biological Conservation 40 [1987] 53-68 - my first (and only to-date) article in a scientific journal; in fact it was written without any input by me!
'Himalayan treasures at Threave' Heritage Scotland (National Trust for Scotland) Vol. 10 No. 1 [Spring 1993] - praising Magnus Ramsay, Deputy Principal at Threave
'Notable plants introduced from ... Kashmir ...' The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club)  [1986]
'Who'd be a hunter? Me!' by Mary Keen (Gardening Section, The LONDON STANDARD) [April 1986]
'Group blooms in City of Gardens' Frances Litman, 'Islander', British Columbia, Canada - Victoria Rock & Alpine Garden Society hosting CC for lecture [Feb 1986]
'Saxifraga Chadwellii Wadwha - a new species from Ladakh (India)' Bulletin Botanical Survey of India Vol. 28 Nos 1-4 pp. 157-158 [1986] - species named in Chris' honour!
'Rhododendrons of Kashmir' Bulletin Rhododendron Society of Canada Vol. 14 No. 2 [Fall 1985]
'Kashmir Botanical Expedition 1983' The Rock Garden (The Journal of the Scottish Rock Garden Club)  [1985]
'Hope blooms for Chris' The Observer, Slough [June 1985]
'The Secret Garden: Kashmir displays its floral glories' Foundation News (Welcome Foundation Ltd) Vol. 4 No. 5 [May 1985]
'Who'd be a hunter? Me!' by Mary Keen, Gardening Section. 'The Evening Standard' [April 1984] - freelance journalist's account of Kashmir Botanical Expedition
'Hunting Flowers in Kashmir' by Kamrik Singh, 'New Life' [February 1984] 
'Freelance botanist's trek to the mountains of Kashmir' The Tramp (The Observer, Slough) [November 1983]
'Grammar schools are not the answer' Letters to the Editor, Slough Observer [April 1982]
'Equality council is sadly needed' Letters to the Editor, Slough Observer [October 1981]
'Six set for Adventure' (Southern Echo) [May 1980] - local newspaper's coverage of University of Southampton Ladakh Expedition summer 1980
'Chris' career blooms' Stevenage Comet [April 1980] - local newspaper's coverage (in his home town) of Chris' participation in the expedition


Reports Chris Chadwell has written or contributed to (reverse chronological order):

'Report on High Altitude Agronomist Second Mission' The Cultivation of Medicinal Plants for Traditional Medicine Project Bhutan ALA/92/92 [1994]
'Report on High Altitude Agronomist First Mission' The Cultivation of Medicinal Plants for Traditional Medicine Project Bhutan ALA/92/92 [1994]
'Report of the University of Southampton Botanical Expedition to Zangskar, 1981' [1984] - compiled preliminary check-list of specimens collected
'Report of Kashmir Botanical Expedition 1983' - Editor, Chris Chadwell published privately for shareholders
'Evaluation of the vegetation and habitat resources of the Upper Wye, Upper Severn and Upper Usk river corridors'. UWIST/NCC (1983)
'Flora of Reserve' Astonbury Wood Nature Reserve Annual Report (1981) - identification and preparation of check-list
'Report of the University of Southampton Ladakh Expedition 1980' - compilation systematic list vascular plants collected herbarium specimens for Kew..
'Where does Lupinus belong? An investigation into the classification of the genus, particular reference to morphological features' B.Sc. Project (1980)
'The Study of the Flora of three Stevenage Woodlands' 'A' level Biology Project, Barclay School, Stevenage (July 1975)

Journals Chris Chadwell has edited and been the main contributor to, writing hundreds of articles over almost 3 decades

'Himalayan Plant Association Journal' [1990 to present day - early editors David White, then Anthony Murphy];  edition in preparation: No. 53 [July 2018]
'Journal of Himalayan Botany' [June 2018 onwards; Issue 1(June 2018)]

Example of front cover of an issue of the Journal of the Himalayan Plant Association Journal edited by Chris Chadwell with Androsace sarmentosa growing in the New York Botanical Garden









'Himalayan Birch (Betula utilis)' HPA Newsletter 43 (August 2011)
'Kohli Memorial Gold Medal presented to Alastair McKelvie' HPA Newsletter 41 (August 2010)
'Himalayan Polygonatum' HPA Newsletter 41 (August 2010)
'The Propagation of Flowering Trees & Shrubs Part I - Seed is Best!' HPA Newsletter 40 (March 2010)
'Himalayan Codonopsis' HPA Newsletter 40 (March 2010)
'Aster falconeri - sensation of Chelsea Flower Show 1912!' HPA Newsletter 39 (August 2009)
'True story of the introduction of Primula clarkei into cultivation' HPA Newsletter 39 (August 2009)
'Second Kohli Commemorative Event' HPA Newsletter 39 (August 2009)
'An account of the Kashmir Botanical Expedition 1983' HPA Newsletter 38 (February 2009)
'Mysteries of 'Goji Berries' revealed' HPA Newsletter 37 (August 2008)
'Ornamental Himalayan Shrubs Part IV - Abelia, Leycesteria & Honeysuckles' HPA Newsletter 37 (August 2008)
'Taxonomic Exaggeration and Orchid Conservation' HPA Newsletter 36 (February 2008)
'Ornamental Himalayan Shrubs Part III - Osbeckia and Melastoma' HPA Newsletter 36 (February 2008)
'Visit to Harry Hay's Garden in Surrey' HPA Newsletter 35 (August 2007)
'Moghal Gardens in Kashmir' HPA Newsletter 35 (August 2007)
'New' Nepalese Meconopsis'' HPA Newsletter 34 (February 2007)
'Visit '"Sublime" Sherwood (National Collection of Berberis)' HPA Newsletter 33 (August 2006)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part XII - Taraxacum spp.' HPA Newsletter 32 (February 2006)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part XI - Lloydia serotina' HPA Newsletter 31 (August 2005)
'Intoxicating plants - meeting at Golden Cottage Plants Nursery' HPA Newsletter 30 (March 2005)
'The Osmaston Family - Foresters & Imperial Servants' HPA Newsletter 30 (March 2005)
'General Advice on travel to Kashmir' HPA Newsletter 29 (August 2004)
'Leh Juice sampled in Delhi' HPA Newsletter 29 (August 2004)
'Our Secretarys favourite Xmas card - Saussurea obvallata [flowering in a Norwegian garden]' HPA Newsletter 28 (February 2004)
'The true Gentiana kurroo found at last' HPA Newsletter 28 (February 2004)
'Cordyceps sinensis - an extraordinary 'herb'' HPA Newsletter 27 (August 2003)
'Selection of seeds collected in Bhutan by Ludlow & Sherriff [or accurately their local collectors such as Tsongpen Lepcha]' HPA Newsletter 25 (August 2002)
'Solanaceae in Bhutan, Tehri-Garwhal, Lahaul & Ladakh' HPA Newsletter 25 (August 2002)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part X - Cystopteris  fragilis' HPA Newsletter 25 (August 2002)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part IX - Lancea tibetica' HPA Newsletter 24 (February 2002)
'Nepalese Meconopsis - Plants for the Connoisseur' HPA Newsletter 24 (February 2002)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part VIII - Epilobium latifolium' HPA Newsletter 23 (August 2001)
'Rose slugworm Sawfly Larvae attack Himalayan roses in Kohli Memorial Garden' HPA Newsletter 23 (August 2001)
'Himalayan Catmints (Nepeta) - Plants for the Connoisseur Part 16' HPA Newsletter 23 (August 2001)
'Himalayan Thalictrums - Plants for the Connoisseur Part 15' HPA Newsletter 22 (February 2001)
'Introduction of Nepalese plants to Wisley in the 1950s' HPA Newsletter 22 (February 2001)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 7 - Orobanche cernua/hansii' HPA Newsletter 22 (February 2001)
'Himalayan Potentillas - Plants for the Connoisseur Part 14' HPA Newsletter 21 (August 2001)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 6 - Ulmus pumila' HPA Newsletter 21 (August 2001)
'Himalayan Trollius - plants for the Connoisseur' HPA Newsletter 20 (February 2000)
'Local Heroes Corner: Narsim - Plantsman of the Kumaon Hills' HPA Newsletter 20 (February 2000)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 5 - Ephedra gerardiana' HPA Newsletter 20 (February 2000)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 4 - Pedicularis longiflora var. tubiformis ' HPA Newsletter 19 (August 1999)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 3 - Dactylorhiza hatagirea' HPA Newsletter 18 (February 1999)
'Himalayan Aconitums - Plants for the Connoisseur Part 10' HPA Newsletter 18 (Ferbruary 1999)
'A Few Choice and Rare Species Collected in Kashmir' Watkins & Simpson Ltd, Drury Lane, London [1931] HPA Newsletter 17 (August 1998)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 2 - Hippuris vulgaris' HPA Newsletter 17 (August 1998)
'Medicinal Plants of Ladakh Part 1 - Orobanche cernua' HPA Newsletter 16 (Ferbruary 1998)
'Himalayan Balsams - Plants for the Connoisseur Part 10' HPA Newsletter 16 (Ferbruary 1998)
'Rhododendrons of Kashmir' HPA Newsletter 15 (August 1997)
'A white form of Corydalis cashmeriana' HPA Newsletter 15 (August 1997)
'Himalayan Eritrichiums - Plants for the Connosseur Part 8' HPA Newsletter 15 (August 1997)
'Himalayan Dracocephalums - Plants for the Connosseur Part 6' HPA Newsletter 14 (February 1997)
'Geography of the W.Himalaya Part 1 - Minerals' HPA Newsletter 14 (February 1997)
'Mertensia coventryana' [this has now been relegated to being a synonym of Pseudomertensia trollii] HPA Newsletter 14 (February 1997)
I only had a few articles to Newsletter 12 because this was a bumper issue with no less than 8 members contributing - never come close to this number ever since!
'Himalayan Jurineas - Plants for the Connosseur Part 8' HPA Newsletter 12 (February 1996)
'A handful of Kashmir orchids' HPA Newsletter 11 (August 1995)
'Himalayan Cyananthuses - Plants for the Connoisseur Part 5' HPA Newsletter 11 (August 1995)
'Gentiana kurroo - another one that got away' HPA Newsletter 11 (August 1995)
'Its as Easy as ABC' HPA Newsletter 10 (February 1995)
'Rebecca Pradhan - a Profile' HPA Newsletter 9 (June 1994)
'Growing Ericaceae' HPA Newsletter 8 (February 1994)
'Clematis orientalis and its relatives' HPA Newsletter 8 (February 1994)
'Plant Portrait - Primula floribunda' HPA Newsletter 8 (February 1994)
'Sino-Himalayan Flora in the Mountains of Taiwan' HPA Newsletter 8 (February 1994)
'Vegetation of the Garwhal and bordering Himalayan regions' HPA Newsletter 8 (February 1994)
'The Climate of Kashmir' HPA Newsletter 7 (August 1993)
'Fame at Last' HPA Newsletter 7 (August 1993) - Saxifraga chadwellii named in honour of Chris Chadwell but is this a genuine 'new' species?
'Some Himalayan Geraniums' co-authored by David White HPA Newsletter 7 (August 1993)
'Plant Portraits: Himalayan Dicentras' HPA Newsletter 6 (February 1993)
'Walter Koelz & Thakur Rup Chand' HPA Newsletter 6 (February 1993)
'Some Western/Central Himalayan Trees & Shrubs' HPA Newsletter 5 (July 1992)
'Len Beer' co-authored by Roy Lancaster HPA Newsletter 5 (July 1992)
'A Himalayan Campanula Mystery Solved' HPA Newsletter 4 (January 1992)
'Some Nepalese Trees & Shrubs' HPA Newsletter 4 (January 1992)
'Adam Stainton - An Appreciation' HPA Newsletter 4 (January 1992)
'Climate and Vegetation of Ladakh' HPA Newsletter 4 (January 1992)
'1954 Stainton, Sykes & Williams Expedition to Nepal' HPA Newsletter 3 (July 1991)
'Some Himalayan Anemones' co-authored by David White HPA Newsletter 3 (July 1991)
'Oleg Polunin' co-authored by David White HPA Newsletter 3 (July 1991)
'A visit to Oxford Botanic Garden' co-authored by David White HPA Newsletter 2  (February 1991)
'Beginners Botany: Plant Naming' HPA Newsletter 2  (February 1991)
'Plant Profile: Waldheimia' HPA Newsletter 1  (July 1990)
'An Echo From the Past' HPA Newsletter 1  (July 1990)
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Example of front cover of a past journal of the Himalayan Plant Association Journal showing 'Himalayan Peony' growing in the Kohli Memorial Himalayan - the early newsletter were text only, then black & white line drawings, next two pages of colour prints, finally full colour (of a comparable standard to that within journals of specialist horticultural societies with thousands of members and thus vastly greatly resources)


Check-lists of flora Chris Chadwell has compiled (chronological order):

Southampton University Ladakh Expedition 1976 collected by Maxwell (1977)
Southampton University Ladakh Expedition 1980 collected by Chadwell, Sulston & White (1981)
Cambridge Snow Algae Expedition 1980 collected by Deborah Freeman, University of Cambridge  (1981) - Chris identified & prepared list of specimens
Check-list of Flora of Zangskar 1980 collected by Henry Osmaston, University of Bristol (1981)
'Flora of Reserve' Old Slade Lane Nature Reserve, Bucks, Berks & Oxon Naturalists Trust [1984] Buckinghamshire - preparation of check-list
University of Southampton Botanical Expedition to Zangskar 1981 collected by Bailey, Bull, Carr & Grace (1984)
List of Vascular plant species recorded from St. Peter's Churchyard, Iver by L. Atkinson & A.Read (1982) - Chris checked identifications & compiled list
Kashmir Botanical Expedition photographed by Chadwell, Howard, Powell & Wright et al (1983)
LIst of flowering plants collected around Minapin glacier. The Cambridge Karakoram Expedition (1984)
Cambridge University Medicinal Plants Study Group to Ladakh collected by Brown & Rothera (1984) - Chris compiled preliminary list of determinations
Miyah Nullah trek, Lahaul photographed by Chadwell (1985) for West Himalayan Holidays
Kashmir Plant Hunting Expedition photographed by Chadwell & Ramsay (1985)
Miyah Nullah trek, Lahaul photographed by Chadwell (1986) for West Himalayan Holidays
Little Tibet Expedition photographed by Chadwell (1986)
Pakistan Botanical tour photographed by Chadwell (1987) for Raoul Moxley Travel
Kashmir pony trek photographed by Chadwell (1987) for Raoul Moxley Travel
Last Place on Earth Expedition (to Zangskar) photographed by Chadwell (1987)
Kashmir Botanical Expedition photographed by Chadwell (1988)
Himachal Pradesh photographed by Chadwell & Ramsay (1989)
British Army Joint Services Kirat Chuli Expedition, East Nepal collected by Curzon (1989)
Central Nepal Expedition photographed by Chadwell & McKelvie (1990)
Borderlands Western Tibet & Central Nepal photographed by Chadwell & McKelvie (1991)
Borderlands Western Tibet & Central Nepal photographed by Chadwell & McKelvie (1992)
List of plants utilised in Tibetan medicine in Ladakh shown by Amchi Tsewang Smanla photographed by Andreas Neugebaeur [1992]
North-West Himalaya & Borderlands of Western Tibet photographed by Chadwell (1993)
Preliminary Check-list of Ladakh Flora (1993)
Himachal Pradesh - Chris compiled list of specimens photographed by Mckelvie (1993)
East Nepal photographed by Wallington (1993)
List of plants utilised in Tibetan medicine in Ladakh shown by Amchi Tsewang Smanla photographed by Andreas Neugebaeur [1993]
Alphabetical List by Genus & Species of High Altitude Medicinal Plants utilised in Bhutanese Medicine photographed by Chris Chadwell (1994)
Plant List Himachal Pradesh - Chris compiled list of specimens photographed by Mckelvie (1994)
Plant List Himachal Pradesh & Ladakh - Chris compiled list of specimens photographed by Mckelvie (1996)
Darjeeling & Singalila Mountains, Eastern Himalaya photographed by Chris Chadwell (1999)
Kailash Himalaya, Kumaon photographed by Chris Chadwell (2000)
Himachal Pradesh photographed by Chris Chadwell (2003)
Himachal Pradesh photographed by Chris Chadwell (2005)
Plants of Shillong & Khasia Hills compiled by Chris Chadwell as reference for following years expedition
Meghalaya, Eastern Himalaya photographed by Chris Chadwell (2006)
Himachal Pradesh photographed by Chris Chadwell (2009)
Uttarakhand photographed by Chris Chadwell (2010)
Little Tibet Expedition photographed by Chris Chadwell (2011)
Kashmir Expedition photographed by Chris Chadwell (2012)
Central Nepal photographed by Chris Chadwell (2013)
Ladakh & NW Himalaya photographed by Aaron Perez Haase (2014)
Ladakh photographed by Christian Storm (2015)
Provisional List of plants photographed in Kulu, Lahaul & Ladakh (2016)

Lectures and Lecture Tours undertaken by Chris Chadwell (reverse chronological order):

Duarte Home for Retired Presbyterian Missionaries, California (1980) - Chris travelled to America meeting Dr Ralph Stewart & delivering slide-show about Ladakh
Lecture tour in Canada & US, primarily to North American Rock Garden Society chapters and general horticultural societies (1986)
Lecture tour in Eastern US, primarily to North American Rock Garden Society chapters and general horticultural societies (1987)
Lecture tour in Eastern USA/ Canada, primarily to North American Rock Garden Society chapters and general horticultural societies (1990)
Lecture tour in Eastern US (2011) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York, Tower Hill, MA; Chris was key-note speaker at American Primrose Society's Conference near Boston
Lecture tour in US and Canada (2013) - 7-week, 18 lecture, 2 plant propagation seminars, beginning in Seattle, then Spokane, Port Townsend, Denver, San Francisco, Portland, Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Juneau, Anchorage then back to England via Iceland.

Lectures delivered by Chris Chadwell to University Departments

The Himalayan Travels of Walter Koelz Natural History Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan, PA, USA (2011)
PLANT HUNTING IN THE HIMALAYA Botanical Garden, University of Zurich -  Professor  interested in Himalayan Primula for evolutionary studies (2000)
Plant exploration in the Himalaya Harvard Herbaria, USA
Plant exploration in the Himalaya Horticultural Department, State College, PA, USA
Plant exploration in the Himalaya University of Akron, Ohio, USA

One-off lectures delivered by Chris Chadwell

'Plants & birds of Little Tibet (Ladakh)' International Association Ladakh Studies/ Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation (HCFF), Lonpo House, Leh Palace (2011)
'Himalayan plants far away from home' & 'The mountains of Kashmir & their beautiful plants' Tromso Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden in Tromso, Norway (2010)
'Flowers fit for a Maharajah' 2nd Kohli Commemorative Event, Himalayan Plant Association, India Habitat Centre, Delhi (2009) - Chris was key-note speaker
'Flowers fit for a Maharajah' 1st Kohli Commemorative Event, Himalayan Plant Association, India Habitat Centre, Delhi (2003) - Chris was key-note speaker
'Plant hunting in the Himalaya' Botanical Garden of University of Zurich, Switzerland (2000) - Chris was invited to deliver this lecture and check out research interests
'Ecologie et Preservation au Tibet Occidental (Ladkah et Lahaul) context Historique et Geographie'  Courson Flower Show, France (1991)

Lectures delivered by Chris Chadwell to horticultural societies, gardening clubs, general-interest clubs & societies (multiple occasions)

Exploring for plants 

'PARADISE ON EARTH': The Beautiful Wild Flowers of Kashmir
FLOWERS FROM 'THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH (Borderlands of Western Tibet)
LILIES, LAMAS and LEECHES (Nepal)
FLOWERS OF THE CASCADES (America's Pacific North-West)
MOUNTAIN FLOWERS OF ALASKA
MOUNTAIN FLOWERS OF THE LOTSCHENTAL, SWITZERLAND: PHILLIP HARRIS REMEMBERED
'A HIMALAYAN PLANT HUNTER'S FORAY INTO NEW ZEALAND'
ORNAMENTAL & MEDICINAL PLANTS FROM THE 'LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON' (Bhutan)
TREKKING IN A LAHOULI VALLEY: FLOWERS AND PEOPLE (Borderlands of Western Tibet)
PLANT HUNTING IN THE LUMBASUMBA HIMAL, EAST NEPAL: PETER WALLINGTON REMEMBERED (delivered to raise funds for 'The Britain-Nepal Medical Trust')
PLANT HUNTING ALONG THE HIMALAYA IN SEARCH OF GERANIUMS
PLANT HUNTING ALONG THE HIMALAYA IN SEARCH OF CLEMATIS
PLANT HUNTING ALONG THE HIMALAYA IN SEARCH OF PRIMULAS
SECRET GARDEN OF KASHMIR (delivered to Rhododendron Society of Canada, Civic Garden Centre, Toronto, Canada)
FLOWERS OF LITTLE TIBET (delivered at 11th Study Winter Study Weekend, Vancouver Island Rock & Alpine Garden Society, Canada) [March 1986]
PLANT HUNTING IN THE WESTERN HIMALAYA (delivered within  Educational Programme at Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) [1986]
FLORA OF THE NORTH-WEST HIMALAYA - a slide talk and display of photographs at the Spring Meeting, UK Members Group, Bombay Natural History Society
 
Gardens and Garden Flower Topics
PLANT INTRODUCTIONS AT NATIONAL TRUST properties
GARDENS OF NEW YORK and NEW ENGLAND
GARDEN FLOWERS OF ALASKA and AMERICA'S PACIFIC NORTH-WEST

General Interest
MAGNIFICENT NEPAL: high peaks, temples, sacred monkeys & giant stinging nettles!
KASHMIR: 'PARADISE ON EARTH'? - land of lotuses, wonderful shawls, exquisite papier mache & the world's greatest salesmen!
'LITTLE TIBET': monasteries, prayer flags, high altitude flowers & pashmina goats
WILD ALASKA: Glaciers, King Salmon, Mountain Flowers & Moose
'THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH': my wife's honeymoon in Zangskar
TIBETAN MEDICINAL PLANTS - from Lahaul (borderlands Western Tibet) to Bhutan ('Land of the Thunder Dragon')
TAKE BETTER TRAVEL PHOTOS

Photography Topics
TAKE BETTER PHOTOS OF PLANTS IN GARDENS AND WILD FLOWERS
 HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

Natural History Topics
WILD FLOWERS OF BRITAIN
WILD ALASKA: Glaciers, King Salmon, Mountain Flowers and Moose
FLOWERS and BIRDS of LITTLE TIBET 
FASCINATING MOSSES and MAGICAL MUSHROOMS

Plant Identification
HOW TO IDENTIFY PLANTS IN THE WILD and GARDEN

Plant Conservation
CONSERVING HIMALAYAN PLANTS IN CULTIVATION
CONSERVING HIMALAYAN PLANTS IN THE WILD
WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CONSERVE THE WORLD'S RARE PLANTS?

Cultivation Topics
GROWING FROM SEED
GROWING HIMALAYAN HARDY PLANTS
GROWING HIMALAYAN ALPINES
THE PLEASURES OF GROWING FROM EXPEDITION SEED: PHILLIP HARRIS REMEMBERED
GROWING ALPINES FROM KASHMIR (delivered at 11th Study Winter Study Weekend, Vancouver Island Rock & Alpine Garden Society, Canada) [March 1986]

For Alpine Garden Society Groups
ALPINES OF KASHMIR
ALPINES OF NEPAL
ALPINES OF 'LITTLE  TIBET'
ALPINES OF ALASKA
ALPINES OF THE CASCADES




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Chris is acknowledged for botanical identifications which helped Dr Henry Osmaston's ecological studies in this University of Bristol publication (1994)


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