The leaves of this one could probably be made into weapons, so I guess it can protect itself if it has to. It can also provide some cover and protection for smaller units who dare to hide right behind it. ;-)
Growing in difficult terrain like swamps or alien jungles, it can be used for decorative purposes or as a unusual landmark. Different color schemes would probably look nice, too.
Hope you like it. Have fun!
Another plant for tabletop gaming and a nice addition to the tables vegetation, which can be used in different scenarios like desert, jungle, swamp, alien planets, ...
If you print this one, feel free to post a make - I'd really like to see how it works out for you. :-)