Allium chinense is very potential plant of Amaryllidaceae family, having varied uses as food and medicinal properties.
It is found mainly in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of Japan, China and many other parts of eastern Asia. It is popularly cultivated as a vegetable for its bulbs and leaves. It is cultivated in some parts of North-Eastern regions of India. Hence there is a scope of introducing and cultivating the plant in other parts of the country as well