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