Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Benzenoid - Amino acid or derivatives - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Ether - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Primary aliphatic amine - Organooxygen compound - Primary amine - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organopnictogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Amine - 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.