Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Aralkylamine - Benzenoid - Secondary amine - Ether - Secondary aliphatic amine - Amine - Primary amine - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Primary aliphatic amine - Organic oxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organopnictogen 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.