Definition of phytoclimate in US English:

phytoclimate

noun

Ecology
  • Local climate in its ecological aspects, especially in relation to plant life.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of Ecology. From phyto- + climate, apparently after use by Raunkiaer of a cognate term in either French or Danish. Compare Danish fanerofytklimaet, kryptofytklimaet.

Pronunciation

phytoclimate

/ˈfʌɪtəʊklʌɪmɪt/