University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB2 3EA
Christopher joined the lab in 2016, after completing his undergraduate degrees in Genetics and German at Arizona State University. He previously worked at the Natural History Museum in London, and at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.
Christopher is interested in floral morphology and development, evolutionary genetics, hybridisation, polyploidy and speciation in flowering plants.
His project investigates conservation genetics of the pink-flowered Potentilla porphyrantha (Rosaceae), an endangered species in Armenia.
Other Professional Activities
Phytotaxa: Specialist Editor for Malvaceae
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.J.S. Davis, and R. Lindley. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 16. Eudicots: Malpighiaceae to Moraceae. Phytoneuron, 2015-60: 1–54.
Davis, C.J.S. 2010. Malva aethiopica, a new name for Lavatera abyssinica (Malvaceae): an endemic species of the Ethiopian Highlands. Phytotaxa, 13(1), 56-58.