Scrophulariales - an extensive family of plants from the class Dicotyledons. Perennial grasses, shrubs, or trees. The leaves are mostly alternate, less often opposite or whorled. Flowers in inflorescences or single, bisexual; calyx usually 4-5-lobed or 4-5-separate; corolla mostly irregular, often double-lobed, 4-5 or rarely 6-8-lobed. The ovary is upper. The fruit is mostly a box.