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||The region has two types of important coniferous woodlands. The Pinus brutia forest is especially important since it covers a significant area in relation to the total area of the distribution of this pine. The cypress forest near the village Emponas, which mainly consists of centuries old trees, has a special scientific value as a biogenetic reserve and is considered a natural monument. Τhe importance of the small artificial lake lies on the fact that it consistutes the last remaining safe refuge for the endemic fish of the inland waters of Rhodes (Ladigesocypris ghigii). The streams of Gadouras and Kontaris are of great importance for the survival of the fish Ladigesocypris ghighii.\nΟTHER IMPORTANT SPECIES WITH MOTIVATION D Plants: The following species are protected by the Greek Law (Presidential Decree 67/81) and are included in the IUCN Red Data List (1993) in the category of threatened plants and in the Eurpean Red List of Globally Trheatened Plants: Asperula tournefortii (rare), Astragalus austroaegaeus (rare), Colutea insularis (indeterminate), Dianthus fruticosus ssp. rhodius (rare, also cultivated in Botanical Garden as threatened plant), Erysimum rhodium (rare), Zygophyllum album (rare), Campanula hagielia (rare). Scabiosa variifolia (=Lomelosia variifolia) is included in the IUCN Red Data List (1993) in the category of threatened plants. Ophrys doerfleri and Ophrys umbilicata ssp. rhodia are protected by the CITES Convention (Annex C) and by the Greek Law (Presidential Decree 67/81).Campanula rhodensis is an East Aegean endemic. Allium junceum ssp. junceum is endemic to the East Aegean Islands, Cyprus and SW Anatolia. Campanula rhodensis is endemic to the East Aegean Islands (Rodos, Chalki) and Anatolia. Lithodora hispidula ssp. hispidula is endemic to East Aegean Islands, Crete and W. Turkey. Nte: The IUCN characterizations given concern the plant's status in Greece unless otherwise stated. he important Bivalvia species (Koomen P. and P.J. van Helsdingen) Pinna nobilis, is included in Annex IV of the Directive 92/43/EEC and it is protected by the Greek Law (Presidential Decree 67/81).