Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Anisoles Alkyl aryl ethers Tertiary alcohols Secondary carboxylic acid amides Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organopnictogen compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Benzenoid - Tertiary alcohol - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Ether - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organopnictogen compound - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as colchicines. These are compounds containing the benzo[a]heptalene based colchicin moiety or a derivative thereof. Colchicine is a tricyclic compound consisting of a benzene ring angularly fused to a tetrahydroheptalene that carries a N-acetamide group.