An important member of the zoophyte family, and one often introduced into aquaria, is the actinia, or sea-anemone, sometimes called sea-rose.
"Harper's Young People, April 13, 1880" by Various
The first twelve mesenteries are disposed in couples, and do not differ from those of Actinia except in size.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
Of the lowest among these orders, the Actinoid Polyps, our Actinia or sea-anemone is a good example.
"Seaside Studies in Natural History" by Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz
The pure white body of the neighbouring actinia renders it more observable.
"Curiosities of Civilization" by Andrew Wynter