Description from Flora of China
Compsoa maculata D. Don; Corchorus polygonatum H. Léveillé; Disporum esquirolii H. Léveillé; Tricyrtis maculata (D. Don) J. F. Macbride.
Stem 50--90 cm, hispidulous distally. Leaves ovate-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 8--14 × 6--9 cm, hispidulous on both surfaces, base cordate or rounded and amplexicaul, apex acuminate. Cymes terminal and sometimes also axillary in distal part of stem, laxly several to many flowered; rachis and pedicels hispidulous. Tepals spreading horizontally, at an angle of ca. 45°, or subascending, greenish white, with black-purple or purple-brown spots, ovate-oblong to lanceolate, 1.2--1.8 cm × 5--6 mm; outer ones slightly wider than inner ones, basally saccate. Stamens subequaling tepals. Ovary glabrous. Capsule 2--3 cm. Fl. and fr. Jul--Sep. 2 n = 26*.
Forests, hillsides; 300--2300 m. Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Nepal].