In this paper, 12 taxa at specific and infraspecific level of the red algal genera Laurencia (7), Osmundea (2) and Palisada (3) are studied and evaluated from Turkey. Laurencia minuta Vandermeulen, Garbary & Guiry subsp. scammaccae G. Furnari and Cormaci is reported for the first time, and Laurencia uvifera (Forsskal) Borgesen is reported for the second time in Turkey. L. minuta subsp. scammaccae was collected at a depth of 10 m from the Iskenderun Gulf (the Mediterranean coast of Turkey).