- Any of various orchids associated with the genus Cypripedium, having typically individual, variously coloured plants with an inflated, pouchlike lip. Also referred to as moccasin rose.
- multiple orchid when you look at the subfamily Cypripedioideae distinguished by their slipper-shaped pockets which pitfall bugs to boost pollination prices.
- Any orchidaceous plant of the genus Cypripedium, the labellum that resembles a slipper. Less commonly, in the United States, the garden balsam (Impatiens Balsamina).
- some of a number of chiefly United states wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; hard or impossible to cultivate in the yard