Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Phenol ether - Alkyl aryl ether - Benzenoid - Acetamide - Carboxamide group - Secondary alcohol - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Ether - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - 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.