Received 10 December 2012
aDepartment of Computer Science & Engineering, Madha Engineering College, Kundrathur, Chennai 600 069, India,bDepartment of Physics, Presidency College, Chennai 600 005, India, and cDepartment of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai 600 025, India
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In the title compound, C28H22O6, the chromeno ring system is almost planar, with a dihedral angle between the mean planes of the pyran and benzene rings of 1.87 (8)°. The pyran ring bearing the methylphenyl substituent has a half-chair conformation while the other pyran ring has an envelope conformation with the tetrasubstituted C atom as the flap. The benzene ring of the chromeno ring system is inclined to the benzene ring fused to the latter pyran ring by 74.66 (9)°. These aromatic rings are inclined to the 4-methylphenyl ring by 52.67 (9) and 66.63 (10)°, respectively. In the crystal, molecules are linked via C-HO hydrogen bonds, forming a two-dimensional network parallel to the bc plane.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2008); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2008); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97 and PLATON (Spek, 2009).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: SU2541 ).
SA and VS thank the UGC, India, for financial support. The authors thank Dr Babu Varghese, Senior Scientific Officer, SAIF, IIT, Chennai, India, for the data collection.
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