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What does it mean when it's said that plants are embryophytes? What are the specific characteristics that help determine that?

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The name derives from their innovative characteristic of nurturing the young embryo sporophyte during the early stages of its multicellular development within the tissues of the parent gametophyte.

source https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Embryophytes&item_type=topic

Similar definitions are in the New World Encyclopedia and Merriam Webster Dictionary.

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