Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Anisoles Ketals Alkyl aryl ethers Acetamides Secondary carboxylic acid amides Organopnictogen compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Organic anions
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Ketal - Benzenoid - Acetamide - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Acetal - Carboxylic acid derivative - Ether - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organopnictogen compound - Organic anion - 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.