Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Anisoles Aralkylamines Alkyl aryl ethers Tertiary alcohols Amino acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Dialkylamines Carboxylic acids Organopnictogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Aralkylamine - Benzenoid - Tertiary alcohol - Amino acid or derivatives - Amino acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Secondary aliphatic amine - Ether - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Secondary amine - Amine - Organic oxide - Organic nitrogen compound - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organopnictogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - 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.