Research at Kew, Natural History Museum (London), Ann Arbor & New York Botan' Garden herbaria

Since being brought in as team-leader of the botanical project on the University of Southampton Ladakh Expedition, 1980, when 3 sets of pressed specimens of each collection gathered in the Suru Valley, where deposited in the herbaria of The Royal Botanic Garden, Kew (K),  University of Kashmir (KASH) and University of Southampton (SOUTH), Chris has spent time visiting the following herbaria to study the flora of the Himalaya:  Kew: Natural History Museum (London); Edinburgh; Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; New York Botanical Garden, USA; University of Kashmir, India; Men-Tsee-Khang, Dharamsala, India.